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been following this story closely, she joins us live from anthem.. nia.. you spoke to stewart's family? ((nia wong)) >> paul and christianne. i spoke with stewart's daughter this afternoon. while she didn't want to go on camera... she says stewart was a father of four...and had raised her and her siblings here in the valley. >> police say stewart was getting off work when he is said to have stopped off at "the bar" at bermuda and saint rose parkway to pi this was around 3:45 monday morning. stewarts family says this was a normal routine for him. but.. sometime between 3:45 and 3:53....stewart called 9-11 to report he had been shot. no other details were given until he crashed his 20-12 black ford focus into a pole off anthem and bicentennial parkways.. less than a mile from his home. when first responders arrived... police say they did not realize stewart had been shot until they
he dd french/henderson pd pio: "at this point, it is unusual and especially at that hour of the morning there aren't that many people that are out." )) >> but if there's a chance someone was out at that time. police say video is crucial. they're asking for surveillance footage from nearby businesses and residents. they've set up a mobile command unit at the albertson's at the anthem highlands shoppng center where stewart crashed. ((nia wong)) >> this is an on-going investigation. anyone who may have seen what happened to stewart to call them or crimestoppers. reporting live from anthem. nia wong 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) as lawmakers prepare to head north for a special session... they have several things to consider before voting next week. ((paul joncich)) >> the n-f-l stadium and the convention center expansion will be on the agenda... but so will an expansion of the more cops tax. patrick walker is here to explain what lawmakers have to consider regarding additional funding for police departments. ((patrick walker)) >> we've heard about the "more cops" tax before...
county to fund the hiring of additional police officers. two separate issues on that front will be go before lawmakers next week. lawmakers passed the original more cops tax resolution in 2005... allowing clark county to raise the sales tax rate a half percent to fund the hiring of more officers. half of that tax went into effect... with the other half being delayed due to the recession. then in 2013... lawmakers again commission to raise the sales tax again by point 1-5 percent...to 8.25 percent. but commissioners battled over that... and an alternative plan from then- sheriff doug gillespie... which killed the tax increase. now... clark county commission chariman steve sisolak says he believes the new plan for a point-1 percent tax hike... will be approved by commissioners if state lawmakers give their blessing. ((steve sisolak/clark county commission chariman: 16.48 "you can't just throw more money at metro and solve the situation, sheriff lombardo has
pl officers he's going to put on the street, where they're giong to be, and the people are going to see an actual result." 17.00 )) ((patrick walker)) >> lawmakers will also take action on the original more cops tax. it's set to "sunset" -- or expire -- in the mid 2020's. the southern nevada tourism and infrastructure committee is recommending to take away the end date from the tax... making it permanent. ((patrick walker)) >> those two items will be heard separately from the stadium and convention center bill... according to senior officials at the governor's office. tonight at 5... we' and if the potential funding windfall will help ease the burden on metro's homicide unit... which has seen murders go up over the past few years. ((paul joncich)) >> is this a bill that would only benefit metro? ((patrick walker)) >> lawmakers can't carve out a tax for a specific entity... so this is county-wide. it's allocated proportionally to the size of the department... so the lion's share goes to metro... to be split between the strip and neighborhoods. but henderson... north las vegas...
((paul joncich)) ((christianne klein)) ((tedd florendo)) winds have decreased since this weekend and now looking at more light and variable winds around the region. temps stay mild today and below average around the region and it looks to stay that way for a few days before the breezes kick in again on thursday. air remains very dry with the as well. ................................ ... .............. temps through the evening expected to be in the 80's to 70's this evening. expect strong winds and blowing dust tonight with winds still breezy by tomorrow winds still breezy by tomorrow morning. highs tomorrow may not even reach 80 as we stay in the 70's tomorrow.
stump here in las vegas on thursday. the vice presidential hopeful will rally people to register to vote ... ahead of saturday's deadline. and tomorrow... donald trump himself will make a campaign stop in the valley. he'll hold a rally at the henderson pavilion at 11:30 a-m. we've posted more information on both events on our website las vegas now dot com.
your local election headquarters for all races and issues that matter to you./// ((paul joncich)) there is a push in the valley to get our health back on track. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up on the valley's news leader. >> the health forum happening today that's looking to bump up our stance in health care in the u-s ((paul joncich)) >> and hurricane matthew still causing mayhem in the atlantic... how people on the east coast are preparing for it to make it's way to their area.///
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how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women creenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
this is 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) a recent wallet hub stu when it comes to health care. and that has local health professionals looking to fix that problem. experts from across the state gathered today for the 9th annual healthcare forum at the tuscany suites. the people behind today's forum say there are many areas we can improve on in nevada... and getting a cross section of experts in one room is a great way to tackle the issue. ((todd lefkowitz/healthcare partners: "we don't have enough nurses, we don't have anough providers of health care and with the
next month as well as four new micro hospitals that dignity is opening next year and 3 or 4 free standing e-r's, we will face some challanges in the work force issues." )) ((paul joncich)) here is some good news 2 new medical schools in the valley will begin churing out doctors. that could satisfy the demand for more staff in southern nevada./// ((christianne kli topic of health care if you have unanswered questions about your health care enrollment.... 8 news now has got you covered. tomorrow 8 on your side's michelle mortensen is answering all your questions. you can call our phone bank from noon to 8-pm... to get answers from industry professionals./// ((paul joncich)) it seems like across the country clowns are causing quite a scare in some communities. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up on the valley's news leader. >> why some people say these seemingly innocent pranks are now crossing the line into
watching 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) ((paul joncich)) horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. y wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for
over the past few weeks. across the country there have been reports of people dressing up and causing mischief in communities. while some may think it's all innocent fun... to others, it's no laughing matter. about 20 states have reported clown threats, clown sightings, clown crimes new york police are keeping an eye out for these inconspicuous suspects... the 109th precinct in queens tweeted "the increase in creepy clown sightings is dangerous. it causes panic and rm connecticut, new haven school district's social media account received a threatening clown message. four photos show menacing looking clowns telling hill regional career high school to "watch out" as well as messages to other schools in the district. (("i think it's creepy how people are trying to beckon people in a clown costume. no, the clown part scares me, but the who are doing it scares me cause it's just weird.")) ((paul joncich))
the posts. the district's director of security encouraged schools to ban clown costumes and any symbols of terror./// ((christianne klein)) hurricane matthew continues to reek havoc across the caribbean as it makes it's way to the east coast. more than 130 mile per hour winds slammed into haiti with rain turning roads into rivers. along the eastern coast of cuba, people were urged to head for higher ground. more than 300-thousand people have reportedly been evacuate. emergency has been declared. and in florida governor rick scott also isn't taking any chances. (((fl gov scott) "once this storm comes, we cannot put our first responders in harm's way. you must leave before its too late. you can rebuild a home, you can rebuild a business, you cannot rebuild your life." )) ((christianne klein)) now if matthew tears into cuba, it could force the relocation of detainees at guantanamo bay. but the focus today is haiti -- the island least equipped to withstand potential disaster./// toss to weather
guantanamo bay. but the focus today is haiti -- the island least equipped to withstand potential disaster./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) winds have calmed down quite a bit around the region turning more light and variable. we started off this morg in the 40's. cold up in mount charleston this a.m. with temps near the freezing mark. highs today stay mild but still below average for this time of year. ................................ ... .................... temps around the region were in the upper 80's today with the warmest temps over to the east side of the valley close to 90 with the southwest gusts around the region. the cooler temps over the west side and foothills with strongest winds with the coldest temps in the mountains. ................................ ... ...... still warmer around the region
warm down the colorado river valley all the way down to laughlin with death valley and bullhead city the warmest this afternoon. still warm in mesquite and more comfortable temps but windy in the southern great basin.' ..... .............................. .............. watching the satellite and radar and showing the low still up to the northwest as it churns around the region and cold front still northwest. as it's axix approaches is when we'll see our strongest winds between 7 and 10 pm along with the weather alerts. ................................ ... .................
tomorrow expect a high of 75 only and breezy and cool tomorrow. dust shouldn't be an issue tomorrow. ................................ ... ................. local temperatures for tomorrow still in the low 80's around the region and staying mild. we're looking at plenty of sunshine with a little breeze expected by thursday and maybe friday as well. warmest for the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and cooler on the west
locales down the colorado river from mesquite all the way down to the laughlin ................................ . ......... tended forecast swc dips in this road are ruining ... tended forecast swc unsafe... demetria obilor found out what the state is doing to fix the problem, in "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: a lot of you have complained about the dips on cheyenne between mlk and commerce street in north las vegas....i've got some good news... right now, the state is working to solve the problem... first of all, the road is sinking because of expansive and collapsible soil conditions according to the state.
some area. they're going to inject a material into the ground to prevent any future significant shrinkage or deterioration for 10 years. ndot says this procedure is a surgical solution that lifts the pavement to grade and strengthens the substructure with minimal traffic disruptions. work happens overnight sunday through friday. expect lane restrictions through november 11. at least one lane of travel will remain open in hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((paul joncich)) one restaurant out east is making it a lot easier for our four legged friends to get a bite to eat. ((christianne klein)) >> how how one restaurant owner got the idea for a doggy drive thru that has become the talk of the town.///
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it's not uncommon to see someone enjoying a crunchy taco for taco tuesday. but now you have an even better excuse to indulge this afternoon. that's because it's national taco day! tacos are eaten by millions every day in either hard or soft shells--with a variety of fillings. special discounts in celebration. we asked our viewers what local spot they plan to enjoy their custom taco. ((paul joncich)) rick wrote: got mine today! taco y taco has them for $1 each all day! while brian kept her taco tuesday simple with a 12 pack box from taco bell for her lunch. don't forget you can join the conversation on our 8 news now facebook and twitter pages./// ((christianne klein)) it's never too early to start making holiday plans... and martha stewart is putting your thanksgiving
it's martha stewart's meal-kit delivery service... "martha and marley spoon". inside... you'll find martha's favorite thanksgiving recipes and ingredients. all you have to do is the slicing, dicing and baking.. the cost: 179 dollars./// ((christianne klein)) a restaurant in pennsylvania has literally gone to the dogs! over the weekend bane and vader's opened its doors in northampton county. it's a drive-through restaurant just for our four-legged friends. owners can pick out from various meats, vegetables and fruits for their dogs, as well as add f (( (amanda brown-steiner/owner, bane and vader's) "i just wanted a place that could be just for them and that would just cater to them and their needs. it's all fresh pet so it's all fresh meats and fruits and vegetables.")) ((christianne klein)) >> owner amanda brown-steiner says she's now hoping to expand her business across the region./// ((paul joncich)) the push to promote pece
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you have to work together in order to get things done. but in washington, too often joe heck has been part of the problem, putting his party and special interests before nevada. i'm proud of my work with the bush and obama administrations on homeland security. and every bill i sponsored as attorney general was passed by democrats and republicans. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message
message heard about pedestrian safety. ((paul joncich)) >> a parade is getting underway now ... leading it is brazyl ward, the little girl severely injured after a hit and run crash on halloween night. 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga is live near valley view and desert inn. ((shakala alvaranga)) paul and christianne, this parade is in response to the high number of pedestrian fatalities we've seen these s more than 85 % of those accidents happen when it's dark outside ... that's why local police and safety advocates want everyone to be aware... residents will walk here from cashman jr high to the outdoor sports arena. the story of brazyl ward has been one of the most followed stories in the las vegas valley.. the hit-and-run crash happened
getting shorter, they're hoping awareness may save lives ... the state is on a record pace to have the most number of accidents this year they're giving out these lighted treat baskets....to hep keep children safe this halloween and educate families about the importance of being seen. reporting live shakala alvaranga
((tedd florendo)) winds have decreased since this weekend and now looking at more light and variable winds around the region. temps stay mild today and below average around the region and it looks to stay that way for a few days before the breezes kick in again on thursday. air remains very dry with the cooler than normal temperatures as well. ................ ... .............. temps through the evening expected to be in the 80's to 70's this evening. expect strong winds and blowing dust tonight with winds still breezy by tomorrow morning. highs tomorrow may not even reach 80 as we stay in the 70's tomorrow.
on the vice presidential nominees' one and only debate tonight...hillary clinton and donald trump are spending the day working the campaign trail. jamie yuccas has more from new york. hillary clinton and her daughter chelsea discussed family issues at a town hall near philadelphia. the former first lady urged women to empower themselves against attacks based on their appearance. (hillary clinton / d-presidential nominee ) my opponent insulted miss universe. acclaimed than that. but it wasn't good enough." (gfx) clinton is enjoying a bump in the polls. a new monmouth university poll shows she has opened up a ten point lead over donald trump in pennsylvania....w hile the latest cbs news poll shows clinton has a 4 point lead over trump nationally. trump discussed energy at a round table in colorado. he told ceos of more than a dozen gas, oil and mining companies that electing clinton
nominee) if hillary gets in, they'll double your regulations. she'll put you all out of business. trump and clinton go face to face for their next debate on sunday. jamie yuccas, cbs news. /// ((paul joncich)) and don't forget the third and final debate will be right here in las vegas at the thomas and mack stadium at u-n-l-v. it's happening on october 19th which we will bring to you with wall to wall coverage right here on 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) all eyes are on farmville virginia as the vice president hopefulls take the stage tonight for thier first and only debate. bill wadell of our sister station in virginia is live covering this debate for us tonight.. good evening bill... we have these two flawed, deeply disliked candidates at the top of the ticket.. what do these two men need to do tonight to appeal to voters to look past those flaws?
twitter rants, fat shaming a former miss universe to that new york times report that showed a nearly one billion dollar loss in one year from failed businesses from a man who claims to be a brilliant businessman- then potentially 18 years of not paying federal taxes after years of shaming those who didn't pay taxes... what does mike pence need to do tonight to right this campaign?
issues.. will the focus be on their records or stick to the top of the ticket? - trump promises to be live tweeting this debate tonight potentially here in las vegas.. is there a danger here for mike pence? is his team worried about this? ((bill wadell)) ((christianne klein)) by the way you can catch the vice presidential debate right here on 8 news now at 6.> ur questions... r the u-s senate debate hosted . eeck and catherineortez masto wr r 8ews now facebook pagesubmit candidates. and as always 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races and issues that matter to you both on air and online at
las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) to ((christianne klein)) >> coming up on the >> valley's news leader the emotional testimony from some of his closest friend as they gather to say good by to the legend of the sport.///
thousands gathered to pay their respects to the golf legend the 2 hour and 30 minute memorial service filled with rich palmer stories. golf hall of famer jack nicklaus delived emontional testimony to honor his late friend. ((today i hurt just like you. you don't lose a friend of almost 60 years and not feel an enormous loss. as my wife often says, the memories are the cushions of life. each of you sitting here today, or perhaps sitting at home, have palmer to balance out your heavy heart. )) ((christianne klein)) palmer died sept. 25 at age 87. his private funeral for family members was thursday. palmer's family wanted a public service to be held after the ryder cup, which the americans won on monday.///
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decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
on monday the state joined california in suspending investment activity with the bank for a year. ((christianne klein)) >> wells fargo's ceo has claimed he first heard about the creation of fake accounts in 2013. but one whistleblower says she alerted the company years earlier. john blackstone reports. (sot-yesenia guitron / former wells fargo banker) "i started noticing what i thought were honest mistakes.
pattern." yesenia guitron (jess-in-ee-yah wih-trahn) says she saw strange things happening to customer accounts after she began working at the wells fargo branch in st helena, california in 2008. (sot-yesenia guitron / former wells fargo banker) yg: people ending up with 10-to-15 debt cards that they didn't request. jb: 10-to-15 debit cards? yg: yes. jb: for one customer? yg: for one customer. when her complaints to the branch manager were ignored ... she went to human resources and to the bank's ethics department. (sot-yesenia guitron / former we emailed them back, you know, this is happening. what did you find? what are we going to do?" (bridge: john blackstone / cbs news correspondent) eventually, as her complaints continued, she says the manager of the branch here in st. helena came to her desk, told her she was fired, and escorted her out the door. (gfx) she responded in 2010 with a lawsuit claiming she was dismissed because she raised concerns about bank employees "opening accounts without the consent or authorization of the prospective clients" (sot-yesenia guitron / former wells fargo banker) "yg: i felt similar to the case with erin
powerful wells fargo bank. nobody's going to believe what i - what i'm saying." indeed ... a judge dismissed her claims ... accepting wells fargo's version that she "failed to meet her sales goals, and that she was thus not performing her job satisfactorily." the bank sent c-b-s news a statement reading ... "we do not tolerate retaliation against team members who report their concerns" ... while noting they "agree with the judge's finding that her claims of retaliation had no merit". (thursday) "there is no question mr. chairman, we should have done more sooner. " well's fargo's c-e-o has now twice apologized to congress for the problems guitron first flagged years ago. (sot-yesenia guitron / former wells fargo banker) to me, it's kind of like, i told you so. you know, i wasn't making things up. i had more than enough evidence to prove what i was saying and it was a big deal. jb: nobody listened to you then. yg: no. people are listening now ... but yesenia guitron
she says she was out of work for months after being fired. she now works as a property manager but has never returned to banking. john blackstone ... saint helena california. ((tedd florendo)) winds have calmed down quite a bit around the region turning more light and variable. we started off this morning in the mid 50's with some locales in the 40's. cold up in mount charleston this a.m. with temps near the freezing mark. highs today stay mild but still below average for s ... .................... temps around the region were in the upper 80's today with the warmest temps over to the east side of the valley close to 90 with the southwest gusts around the region. the cooler temps over the west side and foothills with strongest winds with the coldest temps in the mountains. ................................ ... ...... still warmer around the region as the cold front approaches.
way down to laughlin with death valley and bullhead city the warmest this afternoon. still warm in mesquite and more comfortable temps but windy in the southern great basin.' ................................ ... .............. watching the satellite and radar and showing the low still churns around the region and cold front still northwest. as it's axix approaches is when we'll see our strongest winds between 7 and 10 pm along with the weather alerts. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low in the 50's tonight and windy through the night along with blowing dust. tomorrow expect a high of 75 only and breezy and cool tomorrow. dust shouldn't be an issue tomorrow.
... ................. local temperatures for tomorrow still in the low 80's around the region and staying mild. we're looking at plenty of sunshine with a little breeze expected by thursday and maybe friday as well. warmest for the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and cooler on the west side of town. more mild weather for those locales down the colorado river from mesquite all the way down to the laughlin ................................ ... ............... extended fora shows coolerghs an ill ays away from the region.
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hard as some may think. a connecticut professor did it by creating a yard display with a scary... and political message. bob wilson has the story. (professor matt warshauer/west hartford) "we have the trump wall, and it was trumps idea not mine. i am just following his lead. we have the wall, we have barbwire at the top that has various signs around it." this halloween there's extra spook and gore on n. main st. hartford. as a ccsu political science professor has one of the scariest halloween decorations in the city. it has everything from a screaming donald trump in his tower overlooking the wall on the mexican border to a ghoulish hillary clinton riding a donkey bridled in chains. (professor matt warshauer/west hartford) "i am a historian, i am a teacher and i'm trying to get people to think. they don't have to think what i think, but they just have to think." (bob wilson/reporting) "halloween is known, as the scariest holiday of the year, but a lot of people saying the week after halloween election week will be a whole lot scarier.
are coming to look at the decorations, and they each have their own take on what exactly this means." (sue saidel/canton) "we are from canton connecticut, and we were told about this by someone who lives locally. it's sort of tells both sides of the story and the wall, i was really curious about that. i think that was the part that was pretty unique." the traffic stopping display has cars lined up on n. main st., many people taking pictures. some laughing, other scared by the political landscape in the united certainly has his own angle on it, i like how he says to love not hate." (professor matt warshauer/west hartford) "i don't know what the future hold? but i know this? my politicians will never ever disappoint me. they will always give me something to work with."/// paul joncich that's all for us at 4. christianne klein >> 8 news now at five starts
breaking news to tell you about. a possible shooting at lake mead and rampart. ((christianne klein)) >> that is all we know right now. we have a crew on the way to the scene... ((christianne klein)) thanks for joining us... i'm christianne klein. ((dave courvoisier)) >> i'm dave courvoisier. sheriff joe lombardo has asked for an increase in the more cops tax. but we wanted to know...
which has seen an increasing case load over the past few years. ((christianne klein)) >> patrick walker spoke with the head of the homicide division and joins us with more. ((patrick walker)) >> the numbers are staggering. 127 murders in metro's jurisdiction this year. 21 detectives to solve them. metro's homicide lieutenant tells me he believes an increase in the more cops tax will have a two-pronged impact on his division in the near future. ((lt. dan mcgrath/metro homicide division: 24.02 "every one of them has multiple cases." 24.05)) ((patr w detectives are busy... as murders busy... as murders in las vegas are up more than 25 percent over last year. and april saw the most homicides ever -- 26 people were killed. this comes as sheriff joe lombardo is pleading with lawmakers to approve a point -1